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    Homeless Solutions Volunteers Needed

    by Joelle Strona

    Are you looking for a new way to help out a neighbor in need?  Are you searching for a way to get your family and young children involved in caring for others?  Homeless Solutions provides a hands on opportunity to help feed adults, children and families.  Four times a year, faithful members of our congregation […]

    Annual Congregation Meeting & Report, Part 1

    by Tina Bramel

    Call for the Annual Meeting of the Congregation The Annual Meeting of the Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, Part I (Statistical and Financial), will be held in the Sanctuary on Sunday, January 27, 2019, immediately following the 10:15 a.m. service, for the purpose of receiving the Statistical and Financial reports […]

    Homeless Solutions – Help a Neighbor in Need!

    by Gary Ingram

    Are you looking for a new way to help out a neighbor in need? Are you searching for a way to get your family and young children involved in caring for others? Homeless Solutions provides a hands on opportunity to help feed adults, children and families. Four times a year, faithful members of our congregation […]

    It’s About BRPC’s Future! Nominating 2019

    by Gary Ingram

    The Nominating Committee needs your help to identify the best candidates for important leadership positions at BRPC. A sense of God’s call to serve, coupled with a willingness to serve, is much more important than any particular set of skills or talents. Please prayerfully consider those who play significant roles in the life and ministries […]

    Oak Tree Update — Forged In Wood

    by Bill Emmitt

    November 27, 2018 Oak Tree Update Following our note to the congregation in October, Keith Keiling and David Schneck have formed “Forged in Wood” to implement the program of creating useful and decorative items from our Historic White Oak Tree. Work is already underway to process the wood; “Forged in Wood” is excited to announce […]

    Alternative Gifts / Gifts for Those in Need

    by Betsy and Dick Fryling

    As we move closer to the Advent Season, we have a number of ways to support ministries and those in need through alternate gift purchases and other means. Here’s a list of ways to support others: E-port Thanksgiving Celebrations This year we are collecting food for Elizabethport Center for their Thanksgiving meal for sen-iors and […]

    The Giving Tree

    by Gary Ingram

    Once again we will have the opportunity to bless others during this Christmas season. The Giving Tree is up in Westminster Hall and has been filled with ornaments detailing a wish from one of our mission partners. This year there are gifts for God’s Co-op Pantry clients, Homeless Solutions, IHN and women of the Bo […]

    Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity Habitat ReStore Grand Opening – October 26th New Opportunity to Shop, Donate, Volunteer & Give Back to your Community

    by Gary Ingram

    Remodeling? Decluttering? Please consider donating your gently used furniture, kitchen cabinets, appliances, artwork, lighting fixtures, jewelry, general household goods, and building materials to the Habitat ReStore, the store that builds homes. A Habitat ReStore sells these donated goods to the general public at a fraction of the retail price and keeps usable items from ending […]

    Friends of the Shelter Fundraiser

    by Gary Ingram

    Thirty years ago, members of BRPC saw the need for a safe location for families affected by domestic violence. Since their creation of Friends of the Shelter, the group has contributed over two million dollars to the cause, whose hotline number is 866-685-8881. One of the Friends’ fundraisers has been a fall Author/Luncheon. This year […]